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Health Information Technology in Rural Healthcare News

News stories from the past 60 days.

A Conversation with Danielle Culberson
Sep 18, 2018 - Radio interview with Danielle Culberson, a Health Information Technology Specialist with the Michigan Public Health Institute. Discussion includes electronic health records, meaningful use and promoting interoperability, and the technology implementation gap between urban and rural health systems, among other things.
Source: Rural Health Leadership Radio
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HHS: Request for Information Regarding the 21st Century Cures Act Electronic Health Record Reporting Program Federal Register
Aug 24, 2018 - Request for Information from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Reporting Program, established by the 21st Century Cures Act. Specifically requested is input on priorities on the intersection of health IT product-related reporting criteria and healthcare provider reporting criteria, as well as input on specific focus areas, including the reporting criteria categories required by the 21st Century Cures Act. Comments accepted through October 17, 2018.
Source: Federal Register
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Microsoft Airband Project Gains Momentum, Grant Winners Will Use TV White Spaces Broadband
Aug 1, 2018 - Microsoft has awarded Airband grants to four U.S. startup companies in an effort to improve access to broadband service in rural areas. One of the winners is working to put health information technology in rural schools to improve the speed with which student-athletes can be assessed.
Source: Telecompetitor
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Last Updated: 9/18/2018